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China CDC and U.S. CDC hold Teleconference on One Health

chinacdc.cn | Updated: 2022-06-20
A teleconference focusing on the topic of One Health was held on Jun 9, 2022 Beijing time. A total of 15 experts from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) exchanged their technical views on One Health for the first time.
It is emphasized that One Health is one of the key cooperation areas proposed by Prof. George F. Gao, director-general of the China CDC, and Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. CDC, during their virtual annual meeting in January 2022. 
The two sides introduced their efforts in promoting One Health concept, working mechanism, focus areas and best practices in applying one health approaches to prevent diseases and other health hazards, shared CDC’s experience in developing a multi-disciplinary workforce for One Health office, and also put forward suggestions for future cooperation priorities and preliminary plan on one health.